Whether the joke involved singing, dancing, playing the piano or doing impressions of popular celebrities, classic comedian George Kirby could do it all -- and audiences always repaid him with hearty laughter. In this installment of HBO's "On Location" series, filmed at Grossinger's Hotel in New York's Catskill Mountains in the late 1970s, Kirby unleashes his unique brand of humor, impersonating Sarah Vaughan, Marlon Brando and many more.
Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the partner's wife, Georgia Merkle.
A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no good.